Carolyn M. Clancy named director of AHRQ - Newsletter - Brief Article

Author: Matthew Neff
Date: March 1, 2003

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tommy G. Thompson recently announced the appointment of Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D., as the director of the department's Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Dr. Clancy served as acting director since March 2002 and will oversee the development of research that provides evidence-based information on health care outcomes, quality, cost, use, and access. Dr. Clancy also has served as director of AHRQ's Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and as director of the Center for Primary Care Research where she helped develop the U.S. Public Health Service Primary Care Policy Fellowship.

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